Ernie C'de Baca is the CEO and President of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce. Today he explains the "financial burden" the City Council's proposed "Sick Leave Bill" would be on small business. Ernie emphasis that Albuquerque and New Mexico need to develop a reputation...

Paul Gessing is the President of the Rio Grande Foundation. His knowledge of the issues and players in New Mexico politics makes for a lively discussion.  These are just a few of the topics Paul addresses for us on this show with links to the...

Pitre Buick GMC and Pitre Kia in Albuquerque are open for business online at PitrePressGo.com. Scott Simkins is the COO for the dealerships. He offers some insight as to the challenges businesses face trying to adjust to the "new normal" of COVID-19. Right now is...

Paul is the President of the Rio Grande Foundation. Each time he visits our program, he addresses the critical political issues facing New Mexicans. I invite him to ABQ Connect because Paul takes the risk of offering our listeners well thought out solutions to the...

Rain Tunnel Car Spa's are open for business and washing cars in Albuquerque. Buck gives us a thoughtful recounting of the stress local business people face as they plan to reopen their businesses. Rain Tunnel Car Spas has taken extraordinary precautions to protect employees as...

Steve is the Co-Founder of McKee Wallwork and Company. He is a "Branding Expert." He knows New Mexico, and he understands the economics and the politics involved in bringing New Mexico back to success in the world economy. My favorite quote from Steve today is,...

Brian Cochran is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates. He has been the "voice of calm" for our listeners as we go through the economic challenges of COVID-19 together. Market data shows stocks (S & P 500 index) bottomed out March 23, 2020,...

Paul Gessing is the President of the Rio Grande Foundation. He explains the very real budget crisis New Mexicans may face this year. The COVID-19 shut down of businesses, oil prices dropping, and the effects of these events creating an additional revenue shortfall in gross...